News on new nonfiction books and recommendations for the best nonfiction books, including historical books, biographies, nonfiction books for kids, and more, from Book Riot.

8 Upcoming Nonfiction Books to Get You Excited About Fall

From long-awaited new books from beloved authors to celebrity memoirs like Making It So by Patrick Stewart  and more, here are the Fall 2023 nonfiction books to preorder now!

What We (Don’t) Talk About When We Talk About Adult Graphic Nonfiction Books

Is there a difference between illustrated adult nonfiction and comics? What terminology does—or does not—imply about books.

8 Nonfiction Books About Feelings and Emotions To Help You Process

We need books about emotions because emotions are confusing, even for fully grown adults. These books can help you process them.

Travel Memoirs That Aren’t by the Usual White Dudes

For awhile, it seemed like travel was only written about by a select few, but here are new voices that are exploring the world. Start with Wandering in Strange Lands by Morgan Jerkins.

8 New Nonfiction Books Being Released in August

August's new nonfiction books include a memoir exploring the model minority myth, a historical look at Middle Eastern horsewomen, and more, including Mexikid by Pedro Martín.

8 Books About Whistleblowers You Need To Read

These books about whistleblowers include some well-known names, like Readme.txt by Chelsea Manning, and some who are not as famous but deserve recognition for their bravery.

9 of the Best Gentle Self-Help Books

Self-hatred doesn't have to be a catalyst for change. As these gentle self-help books show, self-respect can lead to healthier growth.

Cookbook Showdown: The Best Pound Cake Recipes, Tested

One home baker tested the best pound cake recipes from five popular cookbooks. Which one was a crumb above the rest?

8 Science Books Out This Summer That You Don’t Want to Miss

Whether you love math, the magical world of plants, space, or something else, these forthcoming science books will fill your TBR.

10 Books about Rock stars

Love music and the rock star lifestyle? Find nonfiction memoirs and biographies, and fictional books about rock star, including The Final Revival of Opal & Nev by Dawnie Walton.